Maserati is likely to halt production of the Ghibli and Quattroporte at its plant near Turin, Italy, for a week due to slow sales. Fortunately, there's a plan in place to fix the brand's faltering fortunes.
An analysis by the LA Times finds that the government paid out as much as $51 million in subsidies to buyers of VW's diesel models. We now know these vehicles have dishonest engine software that hides their actual emissions.
VW CEO Martin Winterkorn has issued a statement regarding EPA and CARB allegations that cars with its 2.0-liter TDI engine don't meet US emissions requirements. The automaker promises an external investigation.
Mercedes-Benz wants to grow its number of female buyers, and it's launching a new marketing campaign targeted at women, including a a very different vehicle configuratator. The work begins in Germany but is slated to expand elsewhere in 2016.
The Pontiac Aztek is getting a boost in popularity among Millennial buyers. The generation also likes the Dodge Magnum and Chrysler Pacifica, and performance vehicles like the Subaru WRX are in demand, too.
Tesla is taking the possible rewards for its referral incentive even further. Now, there's no longer a limit of 10 recommendations, and the person with the most by October 31 gets a free Model S P90D with Ludicrous after trading in their current Model S.